Pet adoption event at Bergen County Animal Shelter this weekend

2-minute read TETERBORO — Dogs, cats and rabbits will be looking for their forever homes this weekend at Bergen County Animal Shelter’s Clear the Shelter event. This weekend you can meet Forrest, a Siberian Huskey mix, who is friendly and loyal or Wanda, a Jersey Wooley rabbit who prefers a home with children. The shelter, […]

Animal sacrifices to gargoyle-like statue in Bangkok alarm pet lovers

BANGKOK (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): The worship of a grotesque statue in Thailand believed to offer wealth has piqued the interest of animal rights groups after devotees have begun soliciting puppies and kittens online to use as sacrificial tributes to the deity. The 4m-tall statue of the mythical Khru Kai Kaeo – resembling a […]

County Animal Shelters Waive Pet Adoption Fees in August

A visitor checks out a dog as it howls. Photo by Chris Stone San Diego County’s Department of Animal Services will waive pet adoption fees throughout the month of August as part of a national “Clear the Shelters” effort, it was announced Monday. Shelters in the county are nearly full of animals. The department has […]

Wichita Animal Action League hosts pet CPR and first aid class

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Wichita Animal Action League hosted a pet CPR and first aid class. It was their second one. Those who signed up were able to learn about common emergencies with pets, what to do with lacerations and checking their general health. Brides to be attend Wichita Bridal Expo Attendees were also able […]

Pet owners caught dumping dogs, but animal shelters say they’re at capacity

NEW ORLEANS — Pet rescues across New Orleans are pleading with the city to step up and help with the staggering number of pets being surrendered.  One rescue shelter said they are getting 20 surrender requests a day, but they have a solution that could save the animals. Zeus’ Rescues shared their Nest camera video […]

Raccoon euthanized after being kissed by pet store customers

A raccoon in the US was euthanized and tested for rabies after a woman brought it into a pet store for a nail trim and some customers kissed it, state wildlife authorities said. The raccoon tested negative for the disease, and there is no rabies risk to the public, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & […]

Pet expo draws animal lovers aplenty but rescues have a warning

Thousands of Aucklanders have flocked to this year’s Pet Expo, some hoping to find a new family member to take home. But there are concerns Kiwis are finding pets too expensive, which is putting extra pressure on animal shelters. From bunnies to birds, all the animals a family could want are on display at the […]

Walnut Creek’s Animals on Broadway pet walk next weekend

WALNUT CREEK The Animal Rescue Foundation’s 23rd annual Animals on Broadway pet walk and festival will return May 7 to Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza. The free event attracts hundreds of animal-lovers and their furry friends in celebration of the human-animal bond, all while raising funds for ARF’s lifesaving and life-enriching programs. This year’s festival will […]

Local animal shelters say they’re overflowing as inflation strains pet owners | News

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Animal shelters and humane societies are at or reaching full capacity. That’s because the nation’s inflation problem is forcing some pet owners to give up their furry friends.  Owning and caring for a pet is more expensive now, and that has left some owners struggling to afford rising costs.  Local 6 […]

EU feed and pet food sectors concerned about use of fit-for-feed animal fat in biofuels

Even though category 3 animal fats are not mentioned in Annex IX of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) as feedstocks for sustainable biofuels, they are increasingly being used and marketed as such, said Alice Tempel Costa, technical director, FEDIAF. Data from EFPRA, the group representing the European animal by-product processing sector, shows that the demand […]

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